Residents of the California town where a dairy cow tested positive for "mad cow" share their reactions to the discovery.
A typical manufacturing company relies on more than 35 different contract manufacturers, which adds significant business risk to everyone. And it presents a double whammy if a recall occurs.
The BPA debate demonstrates a common issue facing the food industry: Despite evidence of a product’s safety, a negative perception will lead consumers to avoid that product.
Ruwac's FRV1400 portable explosion-proof vacuum is compliant to OSHA's combustible dust initiative CPL-03-00-008 and NFPA standards.
The Food Safety Modernization Act offers whistleblowers enhanced protections and could lead to quicker resolutions of food safety issues and, in the end, a safer food supply.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently revised its 50-foot Rodenticide Risk Mitigation Decision, which prohibited rodenticide bait placements further than 50 feet from a building.
Columbus Foods has maintained its dedication to making authentic Italian salami throughout its 95-year history, while also implementing the latest automation and food safety technology.
Virtually all potato chips are inspected by an optical system prior to packaging. Due to the higher value of pharmaceutical products, they should be given the same level of quality assurance.
Ruwac's FRV110 portable explosion-proof vacuum is compliant to OSHA’s combustible dust initiative CPL-03-00-008, NFPA 654 and is 8 ft3 certified for indoor use.
Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists are finding trouble in the oiled Gulf of Mexico: fish with lesions and evidence of contamination.
At Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference, a panel debates whether fracking can be regulated without hurting the economy.
Technology has enabled the counterfeiter to become more and more skilled and successful, but technology can also empower brand owners, manufacturers and consumers alike to protect themselves against this fraud.
Machines used to process food must keep food safe by not harboring or introducing bacteria, lubricating fluids or other contaminants.
I know how critical a successful training program is in the industry, and the cost of an untrained worker might just be a bit higher than an untrained dog and masticated remote.
Although some studies have suggested that BPA might be related to obesity and cardiovascular disease, the quality of these studies has been questioned.
Tapeswitch Corp. has launched the PSSR-2, a new compact safety interface controller that offers integrity monitoring of any presence sensing safety switch, mat and edge product with a 6.8K ? or 8.2 K ? end of-the-line resistor.
Laser Design Inc. has announced the unveiling of its newest and most automated inspection-grade 3D scanning system, the SURVEYOR Auto Gage 3D.
By updating its longest conveyor, a large power generator has reduced dust and spillage, contributing to greater plant safety, productivity and environmental responsibility.
The Global Food Protection Institute is currently changing the way food manufacturers, and state and local regulators take on food safety challenges.
Air Science recently unveiled its Purair Flex film isolator with more volume, versatile tapered sleeve/glove choices, easy setup and several safety options.
Tharo Systems presents its H Series printers not only with multiple interfaces for every application.
The Japanese government is warning its citizens to avoid hundreds of locally-produced foods that exceed safe radiation limits.
Dust Control Technology’s DustBoss® DB-M is well-suited to operating conditions involving very fine dust particles, including slag dust or fly ash.
The construction of a new building is a huge undertaking for any company, but when you’re dealing with chemicals, there are additional industrial and governmental requirements to meet.
As the FDA increasingly cracks down on companies and contract manufacturers for labeling issues, companies should be taking the necessary steps to prevent these recalls.